Poet (b. 9 December 1952, Oğulcuk village / Erzincan). He graduated from Erzincan High School (1969) and Bursa Institute of Education (1975). He completed his postgraduate education at Anadolu University (1991). He worked as a civil servant in Bingöl (1970- 72), and as a teacher of literature at high schools in Muş (1975-76) and İstanbul (1978). He is a member of the Turkish Authors Association, the Writers Syndicate of Turkey and the PEN Association of Authors.
His first poem was published in the review Yazko Edebiyat (May, 1981). His later poetry has been published in reviews such as Yazko Edebiyat, Türk Dili, Hürriyet Gösteri, Adam Sanat, Milliyet Sanat, Varlık and Edebiyat ve Eleştiri. He won the 1989 Ceyhun Atuf Kansu Poetry Award with his book Peryavşan (Peryavşan).
Peryavşan (1988), İhbarlı Gül (The Informed Rose, 1991), Erzincan'da Yağmurun Şarkısı (The Song of the Rain in Erzincan, 1993), Hayriye Yitik Ülke (Hayriye the Lost Country, 1995), Göğü Kokla Açılırsın (Smell the Sky You Will Relax, 1997), Lirkuşu (Birth of Lyre, 2000), Nazım Hikmet Yahşi Güzel (Nazım Hikmet Very Beautiful, 2002), Küçücek (The Little, Children’s poetry, 2004).